McPherson County 911

June 29, 2020 McPherson County Sheriff responded to a report of a trespassing/unwanted person on 14th Ave in McPherson. McPherson Police responded to a report of burglary (break & enter)/ home invasion on N Main St. McPherson EMS, McPherson Fire and McPherson Police responded to a commercial fire alarm on E 1st St. McPherson Police responded to a report of a past/attempted theft on N Wheeler St. McPherson Police performed a pre-arranged Keep The Peace on E Northview Rd. McPherson Police responded to a vehicle alarm on S Maple St. McPherson EMS and McPherson Fire responded to a call for

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McPherson County Fireworks Ordinance

Within the City of McPherson, fireworks may only be discharged on July 2 and July 3 from 10:00 am to 10:30 pm, and on July 4 from 10 am until Midnight. Please review the McPherson City Ordinance regarding Fireworks below for additional information. City Ordnance 34-92 on the Sale and discharge of fireworks, states, No person shall sell or discharge fireworks within the city, except between July 2 and July 4, inclusive, in each year, and Only between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., except that fireworks may be discharged from 10:00 a.m. to Midnight on July 4.

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Obituary: Fred Peterson

Fred E. Peterson, 77, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at Pleasant View Home, Inman.  He retired from McPherson Board of Public Utilities where he worked in Plant Maintenance. Fred was born on December 4, 1942, in McPherson, KS, the son of Alvin and Doris (Dielman) Peterson.  He graduated from McPherson High School in 1960.  On June 17, 1962, Fred was united in marriage to Linda Marie Grant in McPherson.  She preceded him in death on July 30, 2019. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson. Survivors include: two sons, Jeff (Donna) Peterson of McPherson, KS and

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McPherson County 911

June 27, 2020 McPherson EMS responded to a fall on Pine Ct. Galva Fire and McPherson EMS responded to a call for heart problems on Iron Horse Rd in McPherson. Canton EMS and Canton Police did an event standby on 27th Ave in Canton. McPherson Police responded to a fireworks complaint on N Oriole St. Canton EMS, Hesston  EMS, Koehn’s Body Shop, McPherson Fire, McPherson County Sheriff and Moundridge Fire responded to a high mechanism, injury traffic incident on 27th Ave and Apache Rd in Moundridge. McPherson EMS and McPherson Fire responded to a call for ineffective breathing on S

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McPherson County 911

June 26, 2020 McPherson Police responded to a call for a suspicious/wanted person on Sycamore PL. McPherson Police responded to a vehicle alarm on E Kansas Ave. McPherson EMS responded to a call for a fall on Pine Ct. McPherson Police performed an animal welfare check on Kerschner Dr. McPherson EMS responded to a call for chest pain/discomfort on N Main St. McPherson Police responded to a past/attempted theft on Eastmoor Dr. McPherson County Sheriff responded to a past/attempted theft on 23rd Ave and Moccasin Rd in Galva. McPherson Police responded to a non-injury traffic incident on N Walnut St.

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TOPEKA, KAN. (06/24/2020)– Washburn University is pleased to announce the students in its spring 2020 graduating class. More than 600 students completed their courses for associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. “These students persevered to complete their studies, never more so than in the last few months,” said Dr. Jerry Farley, Washburn University president. “We weren’t able to properly celebrate their accomplishments with a ceremony in May, but I have no doubt that their futures are bright.” Graduates include: Erin Hudson of Lindsborg, with a Master of Social Work in Social Work Callie Atkins of McPherson, with a Associate of

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McPherson County Register of Deeds

June 17-23, 2020 K and M Ventures to The Red Jacket. PT Lot 77, Main St, Lindsborg. John and Janell Unruh to Luke and Audrey Koehn. Part of the NE Quarter, Section 3, Township 20, Range 2. Embers Farm Enterprises to Lance and Karlene Goertzen. Part of the SE Quarter, Section 23, Township 20, Range 4. Zachary and Jakki Nagy to Ridge and Chloe Jones. Lots 13, 15 and 17, Pine Street, Highland Addition, Lindsborg. Paul and Paula Orth to Tracie Friesen and Toby Orth. Pt of NE Quarter/Quarter of the NW Quarter, Section 30, Township 20, Range 3. Mark

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McPherson County 911

June 25, 2020 McPherson EMS responded to a call for a fall or public assist on Darlow Dr. Inman Fire, Moundridge EMS and Moundridge Fire responded to a large grass/brush/wildland fire on Buckskin Rd in Moundridge. McPherson Police responded to a non-injury traffic incident on S Centennial Dr. McPherson EMS was on event standby on E Euclid St. McPherson Communications responded to an animal welfare check on Janasu Rd. Marquette Police responded to a call for a missing/runaway or found person on N Swedonia St. in Marquette. McPherson County Sheriff and Moundridge Police responded to a non-injury traffic incident on

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Obituary: Richard “Rick” Moss

Richard D. “Rick” Moss, 63, of Windom, KS, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, at Sandstone Heights Nursing Home in Little River, KS.  He had worked at Central Plastics in McPherson, was a construction worker & carpenter, and was a delivery truck driver for N. Glantz & Son (a sign supply company) in the Kansas City area.  He also worked as a maintenance person for Windom Township. He was born November 10, 1956 in Kermit, TX, the son of Neal and Elizabeth (Powers) Moss.  He graduated from Bushton (KS) High School and earned an Associate Degree from Hutchinson Junior College. On August 5,

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